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Ambady, N. & Weisbuch, M., (in press). Facial expressions: Culture and context. To appear in A. J. Calder, G. Rhodes, J. V. Haxby, & M. H. Johnson (Eds.), The Handbook of Face Perception, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Freeman, J. B., & Ambady, N. (2011). When two become one: Temporally dynamic integration of the face and voice. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47(1), 259-263. [pdf] [supplementary materials]

Rule, N. O., & Ambady, N. (2011). Judgments of power from college yearbook photos and later career success. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 154-158. [pdf]

Rule, N.O., Rosen, K.S., Slepian, M.L., & Ambady, N. (2011). Mating interest improves women's accuracy in judging male sexual orientation. Psychological Science, 22, 881-886. [pdf]

Slepian, M.L., Weisbuch, M., Adams, R.B., Jr., & Ambady, N. (2011). Gender moderates the relationship between emotion and perceived gaze. Emotion, 11, 1439-1444. [pdf]

Adams, R. B. Jr., Rule, N. O.*, Franklin, R. G. Jr., Rule, N. O.* , Freeman, J. B.*, Kestutis , K., Hadkikani, N., Yoshikawa, S., Ambady, N. (2010). Culture influences the role of gaze in the neural processing of fear expressions: An fMRI Investigation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 340-348. [pdf]

Freeman, J. B., Johnson, K. L., Ambady, N., & Rule, N. O. (2010). Sexual orientation perception involves gendered facial cues. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1318-1331. [pdf]

Freeman, J. B., Rule, N. O., Adams, R. B., Jr., & Ambady, N. (2010). The neural basis of categorical face perception: Graded representations of face gender in fusiform and orbitofrontal cortices. Cerebral Cortex, 20, 1314-1322. [pdf]

Freeman, J. B., Schiller, D., Rule, N. O., & Ambady, N. (2010). The neural origins of superficial and individuated judgments about ingroup and outgroup members. Human Brain Mapping, 31, 150-159. [pdf]

Freeman, J. B., Ambady, N., & Holcomb, P. J. (2010). The face-sensitive N170 encodes social category information. NeuroReport, 21, 24-28. [pdf]

Rule, N. O., Garrett, J. V., & Ambady, N. (2010). On the accurate perception of religious group membership from faces. PLoS ONE, 5 (12), e14241. [pdf]

Rule. N. O., & Ambady, N. (2010).  First Impressions of the Face: Predicting Success. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4(8), 506-516. [pdf]

Rule, N. O., Ambady, N., Adams, R. B., Jr., Ozono, H., Nakashima, S., Yoshikawa, S., & Watabe, M. (2010). Polling the face: Prediction and consensus across cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98 (1), 1-15. [pdf]

Rule, N. O., & Ambady, N. (2010). Democrats and Republicans can be differentiated from their faces. PLoS ONE, 5(1): e8733. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008733. [HTML]

Rule, N. O., Ambady, N., & Adams, R. B., Jr., (2009). Personality in perspective: Judgmental consistency across orientations of the face. Perception, 38, 1688-1699. [pdf]

Rule, N. O., Ambady, N., & Hallett, K. C. (2009). Female sexual orientation is perceived accurately, rapidly, and automatically from the face and its features. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 1245-1251. [pdf]

Rule, N., Macrae, C. N. & Ambady, N. (2009). Ambiguous group membership is extracted automatically from faces. Psychological Science, 20, 441-443. [pdf]

Chiao, J. Y., Adams, R.B., Tse, P., Richeson, J. A., & Ambady, N. (2008). Neural substrates for recognizing dominance and submission. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 11, 201-214. [pdf]

Chiao, J. Y., Iidaka, T., Gordon, H. L., Nogawa, J., Bar, M., Aminoff, E., Sadato, N., & Ambady, N. (2008). Cultural specificity in amygdala response to fear faces. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 2167-2174. [pdf]

Marsh, A. A., & Ambady, N. (2007). Accurate identification of fear facial expressions predicts prosocial behavior. Emotion, 7, 239-251. [pdf]

Marsh, A. A., & Ambady, N. (2007). The influence of the fear facial expression on prosocial responding. Cognition & Emotion, 21, 225-247. [pdf]

Adams, R. B. Jr., Ambady, N., Macrae, C.N., & Kleck R.E. (2006). Emotional expressions forecast approach-avoidance behavior. Motivation and Emotion, 30, 179-188. [pdf]

Chiao, J. Y., Heck, H. E., Nakayama, K., & Ambady, N. (2006). Priming race in biracial observers affects visual search for Black and White faces. Psychological Science, 17, 387-392. [pdf]

Marsh, A. A., Ambady, N., & Kleck, R. E. (2005). The effects of fear and anger facial expressions on approach- and avoidance-related behaviors. Emotion, 5, 119-124. [pdf]

Mandal, M. K., & Ambady, N. (2004). Laterality of facial expressions of emotion: Universal and culture-specific influences. Behavioural Neurology, 15, 23-34. [pdf]

Steele, J., Choi, Y. S., & Ambady, N. (2004). Stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination: The effect of group based expectations on moral functioning. In T. A. Thorkildsen, & H. J. Walberg (Eds.), Nurturing Morality (pp. 77-97). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. [pdf]

Adams, R. B., Jr., Gordon, H. L., Baird, A. A., Ambady, N., & Kleck, R. E. (2003). Effects of gaze on amygdala sensitivity to anger and fear faces. Science, 300, 1536. [pdf ]

Elfenbein, H. A., & Ambady, N. (2003). When familiarity breeds accuracy: Cultural exposure and facial emotion recognition. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 276-290. [pdf]

Marsh, A. A. , Elfenbein, H. A. , & Ambady, N. (2003). Nonverbal "accents": Cultural differences in facial expressions of emotion. Psychological Science, 14, 373-376. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A., Marsh, A., & Ambady, N. (2002). Emotional intelligence and the recognition of emotion from facial expressions. In L. F. Barrett & P. Salovey (Eds.), The Wisdom in Feeling: Psychological Processes in Emotional Intelligence (pp.37-59). New York: The Guilford Press. [pdf]

LaPlante, D., & Ambady, N. (2000). Multiple messages: Facial recognition advantage for compound expressions. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 24, 211-224. [pdf]